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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Pumpkin Molagootal Recipe / Parangikai Molagootal Recipe / Mathan Molagootal Recipe

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Pumpkin Molagootal
Ingredients for grinding
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Jeera/Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Whole black pepper - 4
Urad dal - 1 tsp heaped
Red chillies - 2
(Roast urad dal & red chillies in few drops of coconut oil till golden brown.Cool & then grind with above ingredients to a smooth paste)
Tempering
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1tsp
Curry leaves
Red chilly - 2
Other ingredients
Cubed Red pumpkin/Mathan/Parangikai - 2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Yellow moongh dal - 1/2 cup
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Pumpkin Molagootal
Method
Cook yellow moongh dal in water till just soft in a pressure cooker or in open pan.
Cook pumpkin with little salt & turmeric powder till soft but still holds the shape of the vegetable.
Heat few drops of coconut oil in a pan roast urad dal & red chillies till golden brown.
Take a mixi jar add the above mentioned ingredients under grinding.Add little water & grind to a thick paste.
Now add the cooked dal & ground paste to the cooked pumpkin.
Mix well make sure everything is well combined & give a boil.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the tempering into the dal mixture.
Mix & best served with plain rice.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Vazhai Thandu Kootu / Vazhaithandu Koottu Recipe / Vazhaithandu Kootu / Plantain Stem Kootu Recipe

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Vazhaithandu Kootu
Ingredients to be pressure cooked
Yellow moongh dal / Pasiparuppu- 1/2 cup
Vazhaithandu/ Banana stem chopped - 1 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Chopped onion - a handful
Chopped green chillies - 4
Salt to taste
Water as needed
Tempering
Coconut oil - 6 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Jeera / cumin - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Curry leaves - few
Fresh grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Method
Pressure cook above ingredients till soft,slightly mash them.
Heat oil in a pan and temper it with above ingredients.
Switch off the flame & then add the grated coconut saute in the same heat.
Pour the tempering into the cooked dal , mix well.
Serve it with plain rice.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Menthi Koora Pappu Recipe / Methi Dal Recipe / Menthi Kura Pappu

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Menthi Koora Pappu
Ingredients
Chopped fresh methi/fenugreek/vendaya keerai- 1 small bunch
Salt to taste
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato-1 small
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Toor dal -1/2 cup
Oil-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Urad dal-1/2tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/2tsp
Red chilly-1
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder -a pinch
Crushed garlic-3
Method
Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pressure cooker fry methi leaves,onion,tomato for a minute.
Add the washed dal,turmeric powder & needed water and pressure cook till soft,mash it well.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this tempering into the dal & mix it well.
Best served with plain rice with little ghee.

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Saturday, April 2, 2016

Pudalangai Kootu / Snake Gourd Kootu Recipe

Pudalangai Kootu recipe / Snake Gourd Kootu Recipe
Snake Gourd Kootu
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Urad dal -1 & 1/2 tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1tsp
Red chillies-2
Grated coconut-1tbsp
(Fry above ingredients except coconut in 1/4tsp of oil till light brown,cool and grind with coconut to a smooth paste)
Tempering
Coconut oil-1tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Curry leaves-few
Hing-1/4tsp
Ingredients to be pressure cooked or in open pan till soft
Chopped snake gourd-1 medium
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Channa dal-1/2 cup
Yellow moongh dal-a fistful
(Cook the above ingredients till soft)
Method
Slightly mash the cooked vegetable and dal.
Pour the ground ingredients to the cooked dal & give a boil
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredient.
Pour it into the dal mixture,mix & serve it with hot rice.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Peerkangai Kootu Recipe / Ridge Gourd Kootu Recipe

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Peerkangai Kootu
Ingredients to be pressure cooked
Peerkangai/Ridge gourd - 2 small
( peel the skin and chop into small cubes )
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chopped onion - 1/4
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Split yellow moongh dal - 1/2 cup
Water around 2 cups
Ingredients for grinding
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Jeera/cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green chillies - 3
(Add little water & grind the above ingredients to a fine paste)
Tempering
Coconut oil - 6 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Red chillies - 3
Method
Take a pressure cooker,add all the above mentioned ingredients.
Cook till the dal is soft,switch off the flame.Wait for the pressure to release.
Open the pressure cooker & mash it slightly.
Now add the ground paste to the cooked dal.
Switch on the flame & boil for 1 or 2 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the dal,mix & best served with plain rice.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Manathakkali Keerai Masiyal Recipe / Keerai Masiyal Recipe

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Manathakkali Keerai Masiyal


Ingredients
Manathakkali keerai chopped-2 cups
Masoor Dal or Thoor Dal-1/2 cup
( I used Masoor dal)
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Chopped garlic-2
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-2
Chopped green chillies -2
Tamarind - a small piece
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera / Cumin-1tsp
Urad dal-1/2tsp
Red chillies-2
Hing-1/2tsp
Crushed Garlic -1
Curry leaves few
Method
Pour 1 tsp of oil in a pressure cooker add onion,tomato,green chillies,garlic & keerai.
Saute for few minutes to remove the slight bitterness from the keerai.
Now add the washed dal,turmeric powder, tamarind piece & required amount of water.Pressure cook till soft,
Open the lid add salt & mash it well.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the keerai & mix them well.
Best served with plain hot rice !

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Poosanikai Kootu Recipe / Ash Gourd Kootu Recipe / Kootu With Tamarind

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Poosanikai Kootu
Ingredients to be pressure cooked
Cubed Poosanikai / Ash gourd - 1/4 cup
Tur Dal/Toor dal -1/4 cup
Raw peanuts -1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder -1/8tsp
Water required amount
Ingredients roasted & ground to a smooth powder
Fresh coconut-1tbsp
Coriander seeds-2tsp
Urad dal-1/2tsp
Channa dal-1/2tsp
Red chillies-2
Hing-a generous pinch
Oil- few drops
Tempering ingredients
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Curry leaves-few
Red chillies-1
Other ingredients
Diluted tamarind juice-1 cup
Jaggery or brown sugar-a generous pinch
Method
Pressure cook the above ingredients till cooked.
Add the ground paste,jaggery & tamarind juice, cook for 1 or 2 minutes,till raw smell disappears.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the cooked dal,mix & switch off the stove.
Best served with rice.

Inspired by Jeyashri

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sambar Recipe / Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe / South Indian Sambar Recipe


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Sambar
Ingredients
Thoor Dal-1cup
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Salt to taste
Mixed Veg. of your choice-1cup.
(Drumstick,Carrot,Beans,Radish,Bottle gourd)
Thick tamarind paste-1/2tsp
(Dilute with needed water)
Onion diced-1/2 or Small onions -10
Tomato-1
Curry & Coriander leaves-little
Sambar powder-2tsp
Hing-1tsp
Oil-3tsp
For tempering
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Urad dal-1/4tsp
Methi-1/4tsp
or
Vadagam- 1tsp
Method
Boil thoor dal with turmeric powder till cooked.Mash the dal & keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan temper with above ingredients.Now add the onion,tomato,vegetables and all dry masalas,fry it well,
Pour the tamarind juice and some water,cook the vegetables till done.
Pour the mashed dal & give a nice boil.
Switch off the stove,garnish & serve it with hot rice.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Green Moongh Dal Curry / Lasanwala Mug Recipe

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Green Moongh Dal Curry
Ingredients
Green moongh dal soaked-1 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/2tsp
Roasted jeera powder-1/2tsp
Coriander leaves for garnish
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Tomato-1
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Green chillies-2
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Kastoori methi-1tsp
Curry leaves-few
Method
Pressure cook moongh dal with water & keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the ground paste into the tempering,in low flame saute till raw smell disappears & oil separates the pan.
Now add all the dry ingredients & fry for 2 more minutes.
Pour the moongh dal,add water according to the gravy thickness.
Boil it for 5 minutes,switch off the stove.
Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & serve it with rice or roti.

Courtesy:Jagruti

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Vazhaipoo Kootu / Plantain Flower Kootu / Banana Flower Kootu / Banana Blossom Kootu

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Vazhaipoo Kootu
Ingredient
Banana Flower-1
(chop them finely)
Channa dal - 1/2 cup
Yellow moongh dal -1/4 cup
Salt -to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Fry & make a powder.
Urad dal-1tsp
Channa dal-1tsp
Whole Pepper -1/4 tsp
Red chillies-2
Shredded coconut-3tsp
Hing-1/4tsp
Dhania/coriander seeds-1/2 tsp
Oil-1/2tsp
Tempering
Mustard-1/4tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/4tsp
Urad dal -1/4tsp
Red chilly -1
Curry leaves-little
Coconut oil-1tsp
Method
Pressure cook banana flower,salt,dal & turmeric powder till soft,mash it well.
Heat 1/2 tsp of oil add all the above ingredients under fry & powder,fry till light brown in colour.
Cool the mixture & powder them.Add the dry powder to the cooked dal & give a boil.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.Pour it into the kootu ,garnish it with curry & coriander leaves.
Mix well & best served with rice.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Palakura Pappu Recipe / Paruppu Keerai / Spinach Dal Recipe/ Palakoora Pappu Recipe

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Palakura Pappu
Ingredients
Toor dal / Thur Dal /Pigeon pea-1 cup
Chopped spinach/Palakura/Pasalai keerai-1 small bunch
Chopped green chillies-3
Chopped tomato-1
Chopped onion-1/2
Salt-to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Water required amount
Tempering
Vadagam -1tsp
Or
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1 tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Urad dal-1/2tsp
Crushed garlic -4
Red chillies-1
Hing-a pinch
Curry leaves- few
Method
Cook spinach,salt,dal,turmeric powder,tomato,onion & green chillies in a pressure cooker with little water till soft.
Mash the dal well keep it aside
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the mashed cooked dal,mix  it well.
Best served with plain rice or Roti.

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Poricha Kootu Recipe /Poricha Kuzhambhu Recipe / Easy Poricha Kuzhambu Recipe


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Poricha Kootu
Ingredients
Cooked & mashed moongh dal with little turmeric -1 cup
Cooked ridge gourd-1 cup
(or any vegetables like snake or bottle gourd,cabbage,squash)
Salt to taste
Tempering
Coconut oil-2tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Dry roast & powder it
Urad dal-2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Pepper-5
Red chillies-2
Hing-1/4tsp
Grated coconut-1tbsp
Method
In a pan mix the cooked dhal,cooked vegetable & powdered ingredients together & give a nice boil,switch off the stove.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this tempering into the kootu ,mix well,garnish with curry & coriander leaves & serve.
Best served with hot plain rice.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Kerala Parippu Curry / Cheru Parippu Curry / Traditional Kerala Parippu Curry Recipe / Paruppu Curry Recipe

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Kerala Parippu Curry
Ingredients pressure cooked till soft
Yellow split moongh dhal / pasi paruppu/cheru parippu-1/2 cup
Water-1 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Grated coconut- little less than l/4 cup
Small onions-1
Green chillies-1
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Tempering
Coconut oil-1tbsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves -few
Chopped small onion-1
Method
Mash the cooked dhal,add the ground masala, in low flame cook till raw smell disappears.Add water to get the required consistency.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the dhal ,stir & serve with rice.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Dal Makhani / Dhal Makhani / Daal Makhani Recipe - Mah Ki Dal / Black Gram & Kidney Beans Gravy

Dal Makhani recipe / Dhal Makhani recipe / Daal Makhani Recipe - Mah Ki Dal / Black Gram & Kidney Beans Gravy
Dal Makhani
Ingredients
Urad dal with skin-1/2 cup
Rajma/Kidney beans-1/2 cup
Tomato-2
(make a puree)
Ginger & Garlic paste-2tsp
Red chilly & Coriander powder-each-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/4tsp
Butter-1tbsp
Kastoori methi crushed-1/2 tbsp
Tempering
Oil-4tsp
Jeera/cumin-1tsp
Cloves-2,Cardamom-1,Bay leaf-1,Cinnamon-a small piece
Method
Soak both the dals together overnight in water.Next day pressure cook it with salt & turmeric powder.
Heat a pan & temper it,add ginger & garlic paste fry till raw smell disappears.Add the tomato puree & mix it well,add all the dry masala powders.
Fry till oil separates the pan,pour the dal & in low flame cook till everything is well blended.
Switch off the stove add the butter & crushed kastoori methi.
For extra richness cream can be added after switching off the stove.
Garnish with thin strips of ginger & serve hot with rice or roti.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Betal Leaf & Cranberry Pappu/Dhal

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Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard,Urad dhal,Jeera-each 1/2tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Curry leaves -little
Other ingredients
Thur dhal-1/2 cup
Betal leaf (Vetralai) chopped-1 or 2 small leaves
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato-1/2
Handful of Cranberries
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/4tsp
Green chillies-2
Method
Heat 1tsp. oil oil & fry onion,green chillies,tomato & betal leaf till raw smell disappears.Now add all above ingredients,pour some water & pressure cook the dhal till soft.Cool & mash it well.Heat oil in a pan temper it.Pour it in dhal ,mix & serve it with hot rice.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Dosakaya Pappu Recipe / Yellow Cucumber Dal Recipe

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Dosakaya Pappu
Ingredients to be pressure cooked & slightly mashed
Dosakaya -1(cubed)
Chopped onion-1/2
Chopped tomato-1
Chopped green chillies-2
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Toor dal-1 cup
Tamarind -a small piece
Salt to taste
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Crushed garlic-4
Curry leaves-little
Red chillies-2
Mustard,Jeera,Urad dhal-each 1/2tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour it in the pressure cooked dal,mix & serve it hot with rice or roti.

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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Celery Kootu

Ingredients pressure cooked till soft
Channa dhal-1 cup
Chopped celery-1/2 cup
Salt -to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Tempering
Coconut oil-1tbsp
Mustard,Uraddhal,Jeera-each-1/4tsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves-little
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Coconut-1tbsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Green chillies-2
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it,fry the onions till light brown.Add the ground paste to the cooked dhal & give a nice boil.Switch off the stove add the tempering & mix it well.Serve it with hot plain rice.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Lettuce & Split Moonghdhal Pappu

Ingredients
Split green moongh dhal-1 cup
Chopped lettuce leaves-1 small bunch
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Dry roast & make a smooth paste
Pepper-5
Jeera-1/4tsp
Coriander seeds-1/4tsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves-5Garlic-1
Coconut-2tbsp
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Hing-1/2tsp
Method
Pressure cook lettuce,dhal & turmeric powder till soft.Mash it slightly.Add the ground paste,salt & give a boil.Temper it & serve it with hot rice.










Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Lotus Stem & Channa Dhal Kurma

Ingredients pressure cooked
Chopped lotus stem-1 cup
Channa dhal-1/3 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1tsp
Ingredients roasted in 1/2tsp of oil & ground to a smooth paste
Pepper-10
Cardamom-1
Cloves-2
Cinnamon-a small bit
Poppy seeds-1tsp
Coconut-1tbsp
Fennel seed(somph)-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/4tsp
Ginger & garlic paste-1/2tsp
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1tsp,Curry leaves-little
Method
Mix the ground masala to the pressure cooked ingredients & give a nice boil.Temper it.Serve it hot with rice.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Tomatillo Kootu

Ingredients
Split moongh dhal(with skin)-1/3 cup
(cooked with 1/4tsp of turmeric)
Tomatillo cubed-3
Salt to taste
Fry in 1/2tsp oil & make a smooth paste
Coconut-1tbsp
Coriander seeds-1tsp
Red chillies-1
Ginger-1/4''
Mustard-1/4tsp
Cumin-1/2tsp
Methi-6
Tempering
Coconut oil-1tsp
Mustard ,jeera & curry leaves-little
Method
Cook the tomatillo & ground paste with the dhal.Cook it till tomatillo are cooked.Temper it.Serve it with hot rice.